FABRIC Tempe is a collaboration to combine apparel manufacturing resources, creative professionals, co-op work space, events, industry training, and more. The collaboration involves companies such as the Arizona Apparel Foundation, LabelHorde, AZ Fashion Source, Windy City Media, OXDX, The Fabric Studio, Bombshell Beauty, Arizona Artisan's Collective + Grotto Gallery, Angela Johnson Design, Center Stage Suits, Your Wedding Affair, and Tiger Lily Dress Shop.
The organization is a non-profit that looks to support the business of fashion-based companies in Arizona, as well as communities that require the use of fabrics. They promote fashion brands, and offer programs and services to their communities.
Due to the pandemic outbreak of the novel COVID-19, coronavirus, personal protective equipment has increased in demand due to shortages in healthcare environments as well as restriction that require people to use face masks in public. FABRIC has looked to work to provide solutions involving personal protective equipment. They have produced face masks in an effort to help protect people from spreading the virus.
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